ByWater Solutions Celebrates Fourteenth Anniversary

This month, we celebrated our 14 Year Anniversary and we couldn't have done it without you! We are so thankful for the memories, friends, and knowledge we have gained along the way. On behalf of all of us at ByWater Solutions, thank you for letting us serve you for fourteen amazing years!

To celebrate, we decided to compile fourteen fun facts about ByWater Solutions! How many did you know?

14 Fun Facts about ByWater Solutions

1. The 2 owners have known each other since the age of 3

2. ByWater is a reference to the Lord of the Rings books

3. 100% work from home company since 2009

4. 86% of our staff are librarians or have worked in libraries

5. We provide free Koha installations for over 40 library schools for the purpose of teaching and experiencing real world tools

6. Besides 2020-2021, we have had BWS team members attend every Koha Con!

7. We've donated over $10,000 to libraries and the open source community between our Community Giveback program, disaster relief, and Koha Community Challenge

8. Largest OSS provider in the library world

9. Library partners in all 50 states

10. Library partners in 12 countries

11. Seamless integration with over 50 3rd party products

12. We have staff located in 25 states (plus Argentina!)

13. As the Aspen Community continues to grow, the ByWater team had over 3,500 participants in education sessions in 2022

14. In 2010, we had 4 team members including Brendan and Nate. Now we have 43!

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